Research and analysis

Bad faith trade mark applications in China

Bad faith trade mark applications in China plus case studies.

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China is an increasingly important market for UK businesses of all sizes. Although it presents many opportunities, it also can be a challenging market for UK businesses to enter. To gain a better understanding of specific challenges relating to trade mark registration, the Intellectual Property Office commissioned research consultancy Future Thinking. To produce an in depth review of bad trade mark applications in China and their impact on UK businesses. The report and seven case studies illustrate their findings.

Published 21 January 2016